Easiest ever paella

Easiest ever paella

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Think paella's too much of a challenge? Think again, this easy recipe makes it foolproof and is full of fantastic flavour

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal518
  • fat12g
  • saturates0.4g
  • carbs75g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre5g
  • protein32g
  • salt1.29g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 leek or onion, sliced
    Leeks

    Leek

    lee-k

    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • 110g pack chorizo sausage, chopped
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 1 tsp turmeric
    Turmeric

    Turmeric

    term-er-ik

    Turmeric is a fragrant, bright golden-yellow root that is most commonly seen and used dried and…

  • 300g long grain rice
  • 1l hot fish or chicken stock
  • 200g frozen pea
  • 400g frozen seafood mix, defrosted

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a deep frying pan, then soften the leek for 5 mins without browning. Add the chorizo and fry until it releases its oils. Stir in the turmeric and rice until coated by the oils, then pour in the stock. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 15 mins, stirring occasionally.

  2. Tip in the peas and cook for 5 mins, then stir in the seafood to heat through for a final 1-2 mins cooking or until rice is cooked. Check for seasoning and serve immediately with lemon wedges.

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kanani
12th Oct, 2012
Delicious and easy recipe. I used paella rice and chicken instead.
stusabbean
6th Oct, 2012
5.05
I love this recipe, I have been looking for a good but easy paella recipe for ages and this is it! I have made it three times so far and we all love it, delicious and easy! Will definitely be making it again and again :)
cobhrai
3rd Sep, 2012
4.05
It really is easy and quick. I added a bit of chicken and 1/2tsp of paprika and a few chilli flakes to give it a bit more flavour.........
pdesjard
27th Aug, 2012
What is this please... "1l hot fish or chicken stock "...does this mean "one litre, one pint, one jug or how much exactly"...can someone clarify ?? Thanks
edel72
26th Jan, 2014
I think it is one litre (1 L except the L is lowercase so looks a bit odd). I find one litre takes an awfully long time so I usually use around 600 millilitres.
althomas
25th Aug, 2012
Really easy, really tasty, highly recommended!
paulanuth
14th Aug, 2012
5.05
Really enjoyed this easy to make Paella - delicious midweek supper!
natnat81
13th Aug, 2012
absolutely delicious!and so easy to make! i also put some baby carrots and instead of seafood i used chicken! amazinnngggggg!
AMWF
5th Aug, 2012
5.05
Yummy...
ferret47
30th Jul, 2012
5.05
Tried this with the pork instead of chorizo. Brilliant easy recipe that tasted great. Definitely going to do it again.

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